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Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School
250 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
Admissions Phone: (718) 780-7906
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Admissions Information

Fall 2010 Admissions Information
Director of admissions Henry W. Haverstick III
Application deadline N/A
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Besides the fall semester, can enter in N/A
Fall 2008 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 4,081
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 1,215
Overall acceptance rate 29.8%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 318
Number of full-time program applicants 4,081
Number of full-time program acceptances 1,215
Full-time acceptance rate 29.8%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 318
Number of part-time program applicants N/A
Number of part-time program acceptances N/A
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled N/A
Fall 2008 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.22-3.66
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 162-165
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.22-3.66
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 162-165
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Career Information

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2007 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 83.3%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 76.7%
Class of 2007 Graduates
Total graduates 469
Graduates employed at graduation 71.5%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 97.7%
Starting Salaries of 2007 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $65,000
Median private sector starting salary $107,500
75th percentile private sector starting salary $160,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 70%
Median public service starting salary $55,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2007)
Percent employed in academia 0.2%
Percent employed in business and industry 20.0%
Percent employed in government 13.4%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 5.4%
Percent employed in law firms 54.2%
Percent employed in public interest 6.8%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 1.2%
2007 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 87%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 1%
Number of states where graduates are employed 16
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 1.7%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 91.1%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 0.7%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 2.8%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.2%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.2%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 1.9%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 0.0%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
Career services operations: Very high employment rates 9 months after graduation. 9-attorney professional staff including employer relations associate. National network of over 18,000 practicing alumni. Fall On-Campus Interview Program attracts prestigious national law firms. Public Service Office for students pursuing public interest and government jobs. Participant in diversity job fairs and other diversity opportunities.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 85.6%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 0.1%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 0.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 0.0%


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